Expecting Questions About Exercise and Pregnancy

  title={Expecting Questions About Exercise and Pregnancy},
  author={David Araujo},
The appropriateness of various forms of exercise during pregnancy is controversial. Numerous physiologic and anatomic adaptations to pregnancy affect a woman's ability to exercise and her body's response to exercise. Placental blood flow, the potential for hyperthermia and trauma, changes in coordination and balance, body position during exercise, increased nutritional requirements, and the potential for back and pelvic pain must all be considered in light of each woman's particular exercise… CONTINUE READING

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